Problem resolving name.

Fabiano Silos Reis fsilos at
Fri Dec 10 18:26:58 UTC 2004

Just especulating what is opened to the world from my machine.

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From: phn at [mailto:phn at]=20
Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 3:25 PM
To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at
Subject: Re: Problem resolving name.

Fabiano Silos Reis <fsilos at> wrote:
> Hi,
> =20

> Do someone know for what a random udp port is used? AFAIK my named
> process is running with rndc control port (953) and 53(tcp/udp), =
> for this random port that changes each time I restart named.

it is a _random_ port, and it's used for outgoing queries.

Why do you care ?

Peter H=E5kanson        =20
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